Scientists Discover How a Kind of Fish Makes Colorful Light Appear

VOA Learning English • voa
March 15, 2023 ~3 min

Google Adds New AI Tools for Developers, Businesses

VOA Learning English • voa
March 15, 2023 ~5 min

Cosmic rays left clues to erosion in the Andes

A team of researchers used radioisotope analysis to document erosion rates in the Andes Mountains of Argentina.

Dan Bernardi-Syracuse • futurity
March 15, 2023 ~7 min

Sauropod neck was 10 feet longer than a school bus

A newly discovered kind of sauropod dinosaur had a neck six times longer than a giraffe's, researchers say.

Gregory Filiano-Stony Brook • futurity
March 15, 2023 ~8 min

Minimizing electric vehicles’ impact on the grid

Careful planning of charging station placement could lessen or eliminate the need for new power plants, a new study shows.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
March 15, 2023 ~8 min

Whales need giant bods to eat tiny krill

The largest animals ever owe their size to feeding on the tiniest creatures in the sea, but their survival requires a minimum body size.

Stanford • futurity
March 15, 2023 ~7 min

AI information retrieval: A search engine researcher explains the promise and peril of letting ChatGPT and its cousins search the web for you

Searching the web with ChatGPT is like talking to an expert – if you’re OK getting a mix of fact and fiction. But even if it were error-free, searching this way comes with hidden costs.

Chirag Shah, Professor of Information Science, University of Washington • conversation
March 15, 2023 ~8 min

Japanese Company Turns Unused Rice into Plastic Products

VOA Learning English • voa
March 14, 2023 ~4 min

Scientists race to study new species before it’s too late

Researchers find five new species of hard-to-access creatures amid shortage of knowledge, concerns growing commercial interest may cause extinctions.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy • harvard
March 14, 2023 ~7 min

Python-based compiler achieves orders-of-magnitude speedups

Codon compiles Python code to run more efficiently and effectively while allowing for customization and adaptation to various domains.

Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
March 14, 2023 ~8 min